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% of the money be allotted by the local officials. >> devastating. we were closed for the summer of 2010. which is our year. we are a seasonal destination. we had just come off a major hurricane from building bubble bursting, came off the banking crisis and financial crisis. we were broke. >> sources close to the talks tell fox news justice department negotiators are ignoring the restore act and instead negotiating to steer the fines through nrda, the natural resources daniel assessment, which would require federal not local officials to pass out the money. would be limited only to repairing ecologica economical e not ecological damage. tourism took a hit there, florida's beaches were comparatively unscathed by the spill. further, congressman bonner says the d.o.j. is putting extreme pressure on negotiators to settle by november 6. why? >> plain on the nose on your face. follow the money. it's all about florida. it's a swing state that goes to the funds and directed by the justice department, oversight by b.p. it is going to go to florida. going to go to florida with zero damage. >> when fox ne
, local government has to come up with 10%. every $10 federal government comes up with, local government has to give $1. now here is the thing. when 9/11 happened in new york city, they waived the stafford act and said this is too serious a problemch we can't expect new york city to rebuild on its own. forget that dollar you have to put in. here is $10. that was the right thing to d do. when hurricane andrew struck in florida, people said look at this devastation. we don't expect you to come up with your own money here. here is the money to rebuild. we're in the going to wait for you to scratch it together. because you're part of american family. what is happening in new orleans? where is your dollar? where is your stafford act money. makes no sense. tells me the bulle bullet hasn't been taken out. [ applause ] tells me that somehow the people down in new orleans don't care about it much. >> bret: it turns out at first after katrina congress did not waive the stafford act, that 10% local match requirement that then senator obama was referring to for new orleans. but it was waived by cong
stopped by his local cal campaign office and te president told volunteers they're making me do my hom homework. >> bret: ed henry with the president in las vegas. thanks. stocks were mixed today. dow gained 78. s&p 500 finished ahead four. nasdaq fell 3. bring in senior political analyst brit hume from washington with analysis of what the president has been saying on the campaign trail about the economy. good evening. >> hi there, bret. a central premise of the obama campaign is he inherited an economy in freefall. pulled it back from the brink and set it on the right path. but consider this. the economy fell in to recession more than a year before mr. obama took office. by the time he was inaugurated the worst of it was over. the economy was still shrinking but the steepest decline had occurred in the time quarter of 2008. it shrank less in first quarter of 2009. by june of 2009 it began to grow again, marking the official end of the recession. mind you this occurred before almost any of the massive stimulus spending mr. obama signed in to law had taken effect. yes, you might say in
blue mountain u.k. that trained and provided local guard. source with knowledge of the two state department meetings one in june and the second in july tells fox that the libyan contract holder felt the security provided by blue mountain u.c. was substandard and the situation was unworkable. when the libyans tried to bring in a third party, american contractor to improve security, state department contract officer shut it down. the u.s. government is not required to mediate any disagreements between the two parties of the blue mountain libya partnership. adding contract performance is satisfactory. >> you are taking me to capillaries of the security system i don't have information to answer here. >> no immediate response from the blue mountain u.c u.k. to fox's request for comment. they're not denying report that the administration is laying the initial groundwork to kill or capture behind the terrorist attack. >> bret: we'll continue to follow it. thank you. more breaking news out of washington tonight. the obama administration made a move today that had some people thinking it
in cairo puts out a statement condemning the video. 8:30 p.m. local time in benghazi, 2:30 p.m. eastern. u.s.m bass dore chrissteins says good night to a visiting turkish diplomat, escorting him to the front gate of the compound. officials say "everything is calm. there is nothing unusual. there has been nothing unusual during the day at all outsid outside." no protests all day. 9:40 p.m., benghazi time, 3:40 eastern. agents in building "c" of the compound and the tactical operation center hear gunfire and explosions at the front gate. agent sees on his camera that show the perimeter of the come pound dozens of armed men flowing in to the compound. the attack is underway. attack that would last some six hours. 5:00 p.m. eastern time. the first wire report cross of attack on the consulate in benghazi. that night, the romney come pain released a statement condemning the attack. and also criticizing the obama administration for the earlier cairo embassy release of the anti-islam film. they disavow the cairo embassy press release about the film. september 12 -- >> u.s. ambassador to libbia, ou
a mile from the consulate by a mortar shell at 4:00 a.m. local time. the president met his defense secretary and vice president in the oval office within an hour of the attacks on set. the pentagon began moving military assets. eight special operators sent from tripoli, a fast team of marines from spain were sent to guard the embassy but remained in the capital. special operations force was moved from central europe to the air base in southern italy. 480-miles from benghazi. a-16 and apache helicopters were unused at an air base in northern italy. two navy destroyers in the mediterranean moved off the coast of libya on the day of the attack and were never used. some former defense officials say it was too little, too late. >> from the united states military to say they were 480 miles away and they could don't anything and they couldn't move one aircraft in eight hours, i say it's time to relieve a lot of people in chain of command. but i don't believe that. >> u.s. officials argue the street of benghazi without a clear intelligence picture on the ground could have led to friendly f
's a placard covered golf cart. the distance to the local polling area, two blocks. whatever it takes. when the stakes are this high. bret? >> steve, thank you. governor romney is also gaining on the twitter index. he has pulled within five points of the president after picking up four earlier in the week. president obama still leads by five. but has lost nine points. the twitter index evaluates the sentiment of twitter user about the candidate. you can see the spread was eight points in may. scroll down, we'll continue to follow the trend lines. we'll have full analysis on election night of all kind of things on twitter. you can see that also online. on financial experts are downgrading their forecast for an economic recovery. reuters poll indicates they expect 2 p.c. growth in 2013. down -- 2% growth in 2013. we are just 67 days and a few hours from walking right up to the essential of the fiscal cliff. the scheduled expiration of the bush era tax cuts at the end of the year. tonight, chief national correspondent jim angle tells us the uncertainty if that will happen has the
. >> why was that? you knew about all these other attacks? >> we had been training local libyans and arming them. >> let me interrupt. >> why do you think the request was denied? >> i really don't know. >> in the case of the sgst, that would have provided by state department. state department didn't have to pay money. i can't imagine why. that was coming out of the congressional investigations. >> were you flabbergasted. what can we do. >> we can't even keep what we had. >> i think what was motivating the state department if we had security that would have truly been appropriate it would have been admission that conditions on the ground were not safe. that would have violated the view this was an administration success. >> lift libya in august less than a month before the attack. how did you feel about the security situation when you left? >> i didn't like it. >> bret: september 10th, the ambassador chris stevens arrives for a full day of meetings. his first trip since woods security team left the country. >> going to a dangerous place like benghazi but he knew it, didn't he? >> yes, he kne
hecuns twaldasl magrab terrorist from that organization and local jihadist that ld us this was a terrorist attack. that suggested that this was premeditated. for weeks the administration went out and sold a totally b tea j cy y t to repackage this today but kind of interesting. >> so say this is what we thought at the time and information eed. the mostind of mystifyin part of this is that susan ri wefiv aout tiper s n sy talk shows. why not say then we're doing an investigation to find out what happened? instead of sayingdy fintively it was spontaneous protest that got hijacd? that has caused more trouble o tasenitlf. reha, s's inhocking thing was the state department last night on the conference call. we weren't invited to it. they say it was an oversight. we pointed that out last night. they say everything is calm. ambassadoralksheur omut toa 4 is nobody there. they don't see people on video. security people say it's been that way all day. nobody around. nothing unusual all day long. steve points out the official ys the talk all the way siouon attack.eac they have t
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attacks that had been taking place. >> we had been training local libyans and arming them for almost a year. >> why do you think this request is denied? >> i don't know. i really don't know. in the case that was voe vieded by dod. state didn't pay the money. i can't fill in the blank. that is part of what is coming out in the congressional investigation. >> were you flabbergasted? what can you do? >> we couldn't keep what we have. >> i think that was motivating the state department is if we had security that would have been appropriate it would have been an admission that conditions on the ground in libya were not safe. that would have violated the world view that this had been an success. >> you left libya in august? >> august 149. >> how did you feel about the security situation when you left? >> i didn't like it. i said as much. my concerns were specifically for benghazi. >> september 10th, 2012. ambassador chris stevens arrives in benghazi for a full day of meetings beginning the next morning. his first trip there since wood security team left the country. >> going to a dangerous
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state board of elections urged localities to keep moving forward with in-person absentee voting unless the storm makes it unsafe. >> i am not worried at this point about the impact on the election. worry about the impact on families and the impact on our first responders. i'm worried about the impact on the economy. >> it could delay friday's release of new jobs report just four days before the election. >> labor department official later said it's our intention that friday will be busy as usual. regarding the october employment report. notice wiggle room with the "intention." unclear if they will open in a few days or all week closed. unclear. but any delay in jobs report close to the election would cause an uproar. >> ed henry live at the white house. thank you. romney campaign is like much of the east. hunkering down politically tonight. riding out the storm. two political correspondent carl cameron has the latest. >> at an ohio rally, mitt romney wrapped up remarks to urging those able to help relief effort. >> on the eastern coast of the nation, a lot of people are enduring diffic
of local political experts about the race here in new hampshire. we're pleasured to be joined by kevin landrigen, and james pindel from wmur, and andy smith. thanks for being here. rockingham county is a swing county. we're here because it's a very interesting place. new hampshire has a state that went for president obama last time. he won all 10 counties in new hampshire. rockingham had the smallest smat margin, just about 1500 votes. here in portsmouth it's a democratic stronghold, but rockingham is kind of more of a republican place. andy, how does this place stack up in the state? >> well, it's the second largest county in the state in terms of population, and it's really interesting because there's this part of it here over the sea coast. it's democratic, but the bulk of it, the part of the county that's bedroom communities for boston, largely republican. there's a part in southwestern rockingham county, the democrats refer to as the bermuda triangle where democratic candidates go to die, so it's a critical county for republicans to win, and i think they're going to have to get --
gnarl record numbers. the ads keep coming. no one benefit mrs. than the local tv stations. bret? >> bret: mike, thank you. politics of the super storm just one week out from presidential election. how does it factor in? fox all-stars join me next. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you develop these stop taking chantix and see your doctor right away as some can be lif
as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> this has been a great working relationship to make sure that we're doing the jobs that people elected us to do. i can't thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for the state and people of our state. >> we are going through drama in a major part of the country. kind of trauma you experienced here in florida more than once. and it's interesting to see how people come together. >> day as the campaign starts if full tomorrow. today, president obama in new jersey. governor chris christie and mitt romney in florida. we have new fox polls as we told you at the top of the hour. here is what it shows. essentially the race is dead even. 46-46 among likely voters. that is a slight change. it's within the margin of error earlier in the month. then you see the independents, you can see that mitt romney, the romney-ryan ticket has a jump on this. that has actually increased in this latest poll. from earlier in the month. going up two percentage points there. bring if the panel. steve h
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